Anup Joshi, Tiffany MacIsaac and Rachel Yang are 2012 James Beard Award Semifinalists
ICE Alumni Round-up
From running award-winning restaurant kitchens to writing notable cookbooks, ICE alumni continue to win accolades and receive attention for their success. Check out just some of the alumni making recent headlines.
Jonathon Stranger (Culinary, ’04) of Ludivine in Oklahoma City was nominated by Food & Wine for their People’s Best New Chef award. You can vote for him online.
Several ICE alumni were among the James Beard Awards semifinalists: Anup Joshi (Culinary, ’04) is chef de cuisine at Best New Restaurant semifinalist Tertulia. Tiffany MacIsaac (Culinary, ’02) of Birch & Barley in Washington, D.C., is up for Outstanding Pastry Chef. And Rachel Yang (Culinary, ’01) and Seif Chirchi of Joule in Seattle were named as semifinalists in the Best Chef: Northwest category.
Three ICE alumni were among the IACP finalists: Jamie Tiampo (Management, ’06) for his work at EatTV, Maxime Bilet (Culinary, ’05) for "Modernist Cuisine" and Ryan Farr (Culinary, ’10) for "Whole Beast Butchery."
Regina Anderson (Culinary, ‘05), was declared the winner on a 2012 episode of Food Network’s "Chopped."
Gail Simmons (Culinary, ’99) released her book, "Talking with my Mouth Full." She filmed a video on how to make her Banoffee Pie for the popular video series My Last Supper at ICE.
Pnina Peled (Culinary, ’00), Executive Chef of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, was included in a Wall Street Journal article about the evolution of hospital food.
Kate McAleer (Pastry and Management, ’11) launched her new chocolate business, Bixby & Co.